Five people are thought to have died, with several others critically injured, after explosions went off in the middle of a rally against a new constitution for the country. Details are still sketchy; it is not clear whether the explosions were caused by hand grenades or improvised bombs or whether the deaths were from the explosions or in a resulting crush, and nobody has yet claimed responsibility. AFP, BBC
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